- Raja DIP SHAH,
1st Raja of Khairigarh 1790/ca1821, son of Raja
Krishna Shah, Raja of Doti in Nepal; Ran Bahadur Shah
of Nepal asked for the daughter in marriage, but Raja
Dip Shah refused and the family were expelled from
Nepal in 1790, they were driven from Doti and the Raja
was forced to seek service with the British and Oudh
Governments; married and had issue, ten sons.
- Kunwar Maharaj Shah, married and had issue, three
- Raja Ganga Ram Shah (qv)
- Kunwar Prithipal Singh, he assisted the British in
the Gurkha war.
- Raja GANGA RAM SHAH,
Raja of Khairigarh ca1821/-, he attacked the Brahmin
Chief of Kanchanpur, drowned him in the Chauka River
and acquired his estate; in 1830 he attacked the
Banjaras, defeated them and drove them out of
Khairigarh; in 1841, the Banjaras attempted to regain
their land, but failed; married and had issue.
- Raja Randhwaj Shah (qv)
- Kunwar Jang Bahadur Shah, married and had issue.
He died 1895.
- Kunwar Prithvi Dhwaj Shah, married and had
issue. He died 1909.
- Raja Pratap Bikram Shah (qv)
- Kunwar Dillipat Shah, married and had issue. He
died 30th December 1950.
- Kunwar Upendra Bahadur Shah
- Rajkumari (name unknown) [Rani Sahiba
Kacchawatji of Kasmanda], married Raja Bahadur Suraj
Baksh Singh Sahib of Kasmanda.
- Raja HANSDHWAJ SHAH,
Raja of Khairigarh -/1856, married and had issue.
- Raja RANDHWAJ SHAH,
Raja of Khairigarh 1856/1866, the title of Raja was
recognized as hereditary on 9th December 1864; married
and had issue. He died 18th December 1866 (#2).
- Raja Indra Bikram Shah (qv)
- Raja INDRA BIKRAM
SHAH, Raja of Khairigarh 1866/1885, married
1stly, Rani Surat Kunwar (see below), born 1866, died
1936, daughter of Thakur Bhup Shah of Achan in Nepal,
married 2ndly, Rani Udai Rajeshwari Kunwar, born 24th
September 1861, married 3rdly, Rani Subhadra Devi,
died 22nd August 1942, married 4thly, Rani Rajendra
Lakshmi, died 1922. He died sp on 26th
November 1885 (#1).
- Maharani Surat
Kunwar O.B.E., Taluqdarani of Khairigarh
1885/1936, born 1866, daughter of Thakur Bhup Shah of
Achan in Nepal, she succeeded to the gadi on 27th
November 1885; she was granted the title of Maharani
on 3rd June 1925 as a personal distinction; married
(as his first wife), Raja Indra Bikram Shah (see
above). She died sp in 1936 (#2).
- Rani Subhadra Devi,
Taluqdarani of Khairigarh 1936/1942, married (as his
second wife), Raja Indra Bikram Shah (see above). She
died sp on 22nd August 1942 (#2).
- Raja PRATAP BIKRAM
SHAH, Raja of Khairigarh 1942/1964, born
1898, married 1914, Maharajkumari Bhuvan Rajya Lakshmi
Devi, born 1900, daughter of HH Shri Tin Maharaja Dev
Shumsher Jung Bahadur Rana of Nepal,
and had issue, three children. He died 1964 in
- Raja Luv Shah (qv)
- Rajkumar Kush Shah, born 1917, died 1947.
- Rajkumari Gita Devi, born in 1926, married Lt.
General (retd.) Rajkumar Jasbir Singh of Jind, born in 1926,
Military Secretary to the Government of India,
retired from the Indian Army in 1984, and had issue.
She died in November 2005 (Dehra Dun, India)
- Raja LUV SHAH,
Raja of Khairigarh 1964/1988, born 20th February 1915,
married 1stly (div.), Rani Usha Kumari, died 23rd
September 1981, daughter of Raja Avadesh Singh of Kalakankar, and his wife,
Rani Lakshmi Kumari, married 2ndly, Rani Meenakshi
Devi, born 22nd October 1926, died 27th November 2013,
daughter of Kanwar Badri Singh of Sirmur, and had issue.
He died 5th May 1988 at Lucknow.
- Raja Arya Shah (by 1st wife) (qv)
- Rajkumari Bibhu Shah [HH Maharani Bibhu Kumari
Devi of Tripura] (by 2nd wife), born 28th June 1944
in Mussorie, Uttar Pradesh, B.A., educated at I.T.
College, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, MP and Minister of
State, married HH Maharaja Kirit Vikram Kishore Deb
Burman Manikya Bahadur of Tripura and has
- Rajkumari Bibha Shah (by 2nd wife), born 2nd March
1947 at Lucknow, educated at Loreto Convent, Lucknow
and graduated from Loreto Convent College, Lucknow;
married February 1979 at Lucknow, Thakur Ranvir
Singh Chauhan (originally from Khilchipur, M.P., but
his ancestors settled in Kotah, Rajasthan), a
producer of documentary films, and has issue, two
children, a son and a daughter.
- Kunwar Manuraj Singh Chauhan, born 22nd
December 1979 at Lucknow, married 23rd January
2007, Kuwarani Pallavi Singh, born 22nd June
1980, daughter of Rajkumar Prithvi Singh of
- Kumari Minakshi Devi Singh, born 22nd
November 1982 at Lucknow, married 10th February
2008 at Lucknow, Gaurav Agarwal, son of Mr. and
Mrs. Arun Agarwal of Lucknow.
- Rajkumari Vibhuti Shah (by 2nd wife) [Kanwar Rani
Vibhuti Singh of Jubbal], born 23rd February 1951 at
Lucknow, educated at Loreto Convent School, Lucknow,
and graduated from Loreto Convent College, Lucknow;
contested the District Simla Zila Parishad election
in December 1995 from Kedi-Kupvi ward in Tehsil
Chopal (now in Southern Jubbal State) and defeated
her opponent by a record margin of 8,352 votes, a
member for 5 years, up to December 2000, married
12th December 1976 at Lucknow, U.P., Kanwar Uday
Singh of Jubbal and
has issue, one son and one daughter.
- Raja ARYA SHAH,
Raja of Khairigarh 1988/2000, born 13th July 1941 in
Lucknow, educated at Welham Boys School, Dehra Dun,
Uttaranchal, and at Doon School, Dehra Dun,
Uttaranchal till 1959, graduated in 1963, from St.
Stephen's College, Delhi University, married 1971 at
Lucknow, Rani Usha Kumari, died 1995, daughter of late
Maharaj Narpat Singh of Banswara,
and his wife, Rani Shukla Kumari, and had issue. He
died October 2000.
- Raja Akshay Bikram Shah (qv)
- Rajkumari Yamini Kumari, married Rajkumar Vikram
Singh of Luni in Jodhpur.
- Raja AKSHAY BIKRAM
SHAH, Raja of Khairigarh (see above)
- Rai Bahadur Kunwar Bam Bahadur Shah, born 1868,
educated at Canning College, Lucknow; an Administrator
and Honorary Magistrate exercising jurisdiction within
the limits of the Khairigarh estate, in recognition of
his public services the title of Rai Bahadur, as a
personal distinction, was conferred on him in December
1911, on the occasion of the Delhi Durbar.
- Kunwar Badri Shah, married 1979, Kumari Sarochi
Kumari, daughter of Kanwar Narendra Singh of Sirmur,
and his wife, Kumari Surendra Kumari, and has issue,
one son and one daughter.
- Siddarth Vikram Shah, born 7th April 1981.
- Kumari Shriya Kumari, born 1985.
- a Kumari of Khairigarh, married Raja Balbir Sen,
74th Raja of Keonthal,
and had issue.
- Lt.-Col. (ret'd.) Meena Singh Pal of
Khairigarh-Singhai, married Dr. Mahendra Singh Pal of
Askote, he is presently
(2014) a two time M.P. from Nainital.